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G.M. Changes Pension Plans for Salaried Workers - NYTimes.com
Feb 15, 2012 . The carmaker said its salaried employees would stop accumulating pension benefits later this year as the company tried to narrow a large .
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/16/business/gm-eliminates-pensions-for-salaried-workers.html

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General Motors | Investors - Home | GM.com
GENERAL: GM reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of these Terms and Conditions, in whole or in part, at any .
http://www.gm.com/company/investors.html

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The big news in the glitz department is the availability of the Denali package in the GMC

OnStar Reverses Decision to Change Terms and Conditions
DETROIT – OnStar announced today it is reversing its proposed Terms and Conditions policy changes and will not keep a data connection to customers' .
http://media.gm.com/content/media/us/en/gm/news.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2011/Sep/0927_onstar

Bankruptcy will force lots of changes on GM - May. 29, 2009
May 29, 2009 . assuming an entity called "General Motors" does emerge from bankruptcy, it will be a different company than the one that went in.
http://money.cnn.com/2009/05/29/news/companies/gm_fuzzy.fortune/index.htm

Auto Maintenance - Auto Repair - Oil Changes | GM Certified Service
Brakes, Tires, Repairs, Oil Changes, Body Work and GM trained technicians, all at GM Certified Service. Schedule your GM Certified Service Dealer visit today.
http://www.mycertifiedservice.com/

GM's Akerson: Companies Need to Change – or Die
Dec 18, 2011 . Dan Akerson is hardly a corporate diplomat. The chairman and chief executive at General Motors Co. says publicly what other CEOs say in .
http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2011/12/18/GMs-Akerson-Companies-Need-to-Change-or-Die.aspx

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GM Changes Its Salaried Pension Plan « CBS Detroit
Feb 15, 2012 . General Motors is ending its traditional pension plan for salaried workers, and moving them more toward a 401k style “defined contribution” .
http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2012/02/15/gm-changes-its-salaried-pension-plan/

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With nearly 400 horsepower and 765 lb-ft on tap, this 3500HD SRW Crew Cab barely noticed 3

NHTSA "satisfied" with safety changes for GM's Volt - CBS News
Jan 17, 2012 . Changes being made by General Motors to prevent Chevrolet Volt battery fires seem to satisfy NHTSA.
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505145_162-57359690/nhtsa-satisfied-with-safety-changes-for-gms-volt/

GM marketing changes to Run Deep?
Jan 17, 2012 . The Detroit Free Press reports General Motors may be out to reorganize its marketing effort once again. According to the report, Chief Marketing .
http://www.autoblog.com/2012/01/17/gm-marketing-changes-to-run-deep/

GM CEO Dan Akerson: Our Company Has A 'Resistance To Change'
Dec 16, 2011 . NEW YORK -- Dan Akerson is hardly a corporate diplomat. The chairman and chief executive at General Motors Co. says publicly what other .
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/17/gm-general-motors-dan-akerson_n_1155376.html

The Fix Is In As GM Makes Changes To Volt After NHTSA ...
Jan 5, 2012 . General Motors announced changes to the Chevrolet Volt's design after a NHTSA investigation into why a Volt caught fire following crash .
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/the-fix-is-in-as-gm-makes-changes-to-volt-after-nhtsa-investigation/

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Case Study
The changes at GM spearheaded by Roger Smith elevated him to the status of press darling in the first half of the 1980s. With 85% of the reorganization efforts .
http://mba.tuck.dartmouth.edu/pages/faculty/syd.finkelstein/case_studies/01.html

GM Makes Changes to Chevy Volt Battery - KickingTires
Jan 5, 2012 . GM Makes Changes to Chevy Volt Battery. 2011 chevrolet volt. In an effort to reduce the risk of electrical fire after a severe accident, Chevrolet .
http://blogs.cars.com/kickingtires/2012/01/gm-recalls-chevy-volts-to-add-safety-enhancement.html

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GM plans changes for locally made crossovers | Lansing State ...
Apr 6, 2012 . When General Motors Co.'s three locally made crossover vehicles get their makeovers later this year, Mitch Browne promises one thing. People .
http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/article/20120408/BUSINESS/304080108/GM-plans-changes-locally-made-crossovers

Here Are Some Of The Management Changes That Are Saving GM ...
Mar 16, 2012 . GM hosted an analyst dinner last night with its CFO Dan Ammann, and they went deep into what GM's doing with its operational and financial .
http://articles.businessinsider.com/2012-03-16/strategy/31199407_1_gm-review-budgets-barclays

General Motors to Make Structural Changes to Chevy Volt Batteries ...
Jan 6, 2012 . GM has finally announced a fix for the Chevy Volt coolant battery fire issue but it won't be ready in dealerships until February.
http://inhabitat.com/general-motors-to-make-structural-changes-to-chevy-volt-batteries-to-ease-fire-fears/

Drivetrain Changes Announced for Buick Regal Lineup
Feb 7, 2012 . DETROIT – Coming off strong sales year in which it outsold the Audi A4, Lexus IS250, and Acura TSX, Buick's midsize luxury sport sedan .
http://media.gm.com/media/us/en/gm/news.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2012/Feb/0207_regal_gm

GM changing Volt for California carpool lanes - Business - Autos ...
Feb 23, 2012 . General Motors Co is adjusting its plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt to meet strict California requirements for a $1500 state rebate and allow drivers .
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/46502455/ns/business-autos/t/gm-changing-volt-california-carpool-lanes/

G.M. Goes Back to the Organizational Drawing Board - NYTimes.com
Mar 2, 2010 . Consequently, he has made sweeping changes to G.M. North America's organizational chart. He said his goals are to eliminate layers and .
http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/02/g-m-goes-back-to-the-organizational-drawing-board/

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Current Offers | Tire, Brake, and Oil Change Coupons | GM Certified ...
Oil change online coupons, tire rotation, vehicle inspection and brake installation offers at mycertifiedservice.com. Get expert care for your GM vehicle.
http://www.mycertifiedservice.com/auto-service-offers/index.jsp

Mo Rage: General Motors changes their mind on global warming
Mar 30, 2012 . How about you, now? General Motors has decided there really may be something to human-caused global warming/climate change according .
http://moravings.blogspot.com/2012/03/general-motors-changes-their-mind-on.html

PolitiFact | Bush asked for change at General Motors and gave ...
Jun 21, 2010 . A repeated criticism of President Barack Obama's administration is that it has interfered too much with American companies. That criticism came .
http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2010/jun/21/rahm-emanuel/bush-asked-change-general-motors-gave-obama/

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The Duramax gets class-leading power and torque for changes at general motors, and the Allison 1000 Series tran

FAQ - GM Family First Discount
EVA gives you additional savings on nearly every eligible, new GM vehicle. It will be . You can make changes to your email address or phone number.
https://www.gmfamilyfirst.com/ip-vpp/agency/dynamic/emp/pages/tabs/faq.jsp

Alfred P. Sloan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These concepts, along with Ford's resistance to the change in the 1920s, propelled GM to industry sales leadership by the early 1930s, a position it retained for .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_P._Sloan

General Motors | Investors - Sales & Production | GM.com
Chevrolet and GMC Drive GM's March Sales up 12 percent. Tue, Apr 3 2012. DETROIT . March 2012 Retail Sales Change vs. March 2011. CYTD Total Sales .
http://www.gm.com/company/investors/sales-production.html

GM Emerges From Bankruptcy After Landmark Government Bailout
Jul 10, 2009 . General Motors emerged from bankruptcy this morning, with chief . must realize this and be prepared to change, and fast," Henderson said.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/10/AR2009071001473.html

10000 GM Owners Demand the Company Stop ... - Forecast the Facts
I am deeply disappointed in the fact that GM is denying climate change. It's like the 2012 . Change your policy or I will never buy another GM auto. I am also a .
http://www.forecastthefacts.org/stories/gm_heartland/

GM to Freeze Pay, Pare Bonuses - WSJ.com
Feb 15, 2012 . The changes comes as GM prepares to disclose on Thursday a record annual profit of around $8 billion for 2011, people familiar with the .
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204792404577225202499659404.html

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Success! GM Stops Funding Climate Change Deniers | Care2 Causes
Mar 31, 2012 . Over 5500 Care2 members took action by signing a petition to GM. Now, ForecastTheFacts.org reports that General Motors has announced that .
http://www.care2.com/causes/success-gm-stops-funding-climate-change-deniers.html

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There were plenty of opportunities to tow test the new HDs, including using a pair of 9,30

14.95 Certified Oil Change - McDonald Auto Group
ACDelco Motor Oil Conventional Formulation Meets or exceeds warranty requirements for gasoline engines and provides engine cleanliness by helping control .
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14.95 Certified Oil Change - McDonald Auto Group
ACDelco Motor Oil Conventional Formulation Meets or exceeds warranty requirements for gasoline engines and provides engine cleanliness by helping control .
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More executive upheaval as GM changes CFO - Autoweek
Mar 10, 2011 . Chris Liddell, the onetime executive hotshot hired from Microsoft and rumored to be a candidate for CEO, is leaving General Motors on April 1.
http://www.autoweek.com/article/20110310/CARNEWS/110319998

GM: Performance in Europe 'unacceptable,' more changes coming ...
Feb 16, 2012 . In 2011, GM reported a full-year loss of $0.7 billion in Europe, an improvement on its $1.3 billion loss in 2010, but its worst performance of any .
http://www.mlive.com/auto/index.ssf/2012/02/gm_performance_in_europe_unacc.html

RPO Central: 2013 Chevy Camaro Brings Welcome Changes | GM ...
6 days ago . ZL1 production debacle aside, the Chevy Camaro is already a great vehicle. And it's getting even better for the 2013 model year, with new .
http://gmauthority.com/blog/2012/04/rpo-central-2013-chevy-camaro-brings-welcome-changes/

GM makes big changes to 2014 Silverado, Sierra
Jan 23, 2012 . It must be tough writing for an audience that doesn't know much about half the auto industry (light-duty trucks accounted for 50.1 percent of the .
http://www.newsday.com/classifieds/cars/gm-makes-big-changes-to-2014-silverado-sierra-1.3472534

What's Hot:

GM Reports Improvements to Chevrolet Volt to Protect Battery ...
Jan 5, 2012 . General Motors Co. said it will improve the Chevrolet Volt's vehicle structure and battery- coolant system to better protect against fires after .
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-01-05/gm-announces-change-to-chevy-volt.html

What's Not:

Stock:General Motors (GM)
This resulted into an unprecedented change in GM's corporate governance structure. But unlike conventional state-owned enterprises, GM was controlled by .
http://www.wikinvest.com/stock/General_Motors_(GM)

Our Take:

Fritz Henderson on Culture Change at General Motors - YouTube
Aug 3, 2009 . General Motors President and CEO Fritz Henderson discusses changes within GM's corporate structure.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2iuQdFqaSQ

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Leadership Drives Safety Culture Change Initiative at General Motors
General Motors top manufacturing managers take charge of Culture Change Consultants' safety culture change process and inspire workers to drive safety path .
http://www.culturechange.com/GeneralMotors.pdf

ITIL – General Motors Change Management Study « IT Benchmark ...
Nov 27, 2011 . Of these 30 individual best practices, five were found to match the KPIs used in this evaluation of GM's Change Management program.
http://itbenchmark.wordpress.com/2011/11/27/itil-general-motors-change-management-study/

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Opinon: Chevy Volt Represents Culture Change at GM ...
Oct 21, 2011 . The Chevrolet Volt is more than a groundbreaking car. It represents a culture change inside the Detroit automaker. TheDetroitBureau.com has .
http://www.thedetroitbureau.com/2011/10/opinion-volt-signals-a-new-attitude-at-gm/

Quick Specs

  • Vehicle/Model: changes at general motors GMC Sierra HD 2500HD Crew Cab SLT
  • Base Price: $44,560
  • General Motors Customer-Specific Requirements
    Including GM Specific Instructions for PPAP 4th Ed. (see Section 5). NOTE: For convenience, important changes from the prior editions of General. Motors .
    http://www.bsiamerica.com/upload/MS-Assessment+Certification/Subject-Areas+Sectors/Automotive/Documents/GM_CustReq0806.pdf

  • Transmission(s): 6-spd 6L90 automatic (std), 6-spd Allison 1000 (opt w/diesel)
  • Transfer case: Part-time 2-spd, MP1626 (electric-shift) or MP1226 (manual-shift)
  • General Motors opposes pension disclosure changes | WardsAuto
    NEW YORK, June 27 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp. , struggling with its underfunded U.S. pension plan, said on Friday it opposed an accounting rule .
    http://wardsauto.com/general-motors-opposes-pension-disclosure-changes

  • Frame type: Ladder, fully boxed
  • Suspension, f/r: independent SLA, torsion bars/asymmetrical, variable-rate leaf springs
  • Should You Sell General Motors Now? (GM)
    Nov 11, 2011 . GM has a lot going for it -- improving products, improved margins, and a strong management team that has moved swiftly to make the changes .
    http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2011/11/11/should-you-sell-general-motors-now.aspx

  • GM to change company it keeps - John Maggs - POLITICO.com
    Nov 3, 2010 . Will “Government Motors” be as eager to cooperate with the Obama administration after the government sells off its controlling share in the .
    http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1110/44639.html

  • Steering: Power, recirculating ball
  • Fact Sheet on Obama Administration Auto Restructuring Initiative for ...
    After two months of significant management engagement, General Motors has . to that now underway at GM as well as changes to ensure a strong board of .
    http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/fact-sheet-obama-administration-auto-restructuring-initiative-general-motors

  • General Motors to Stop Funding Climate Change-Denying Think ...
    Mar 30, 2012 . Tens of thousands of GM car owners called on the automaker to pull its funding, and now it's done exactly that.
    http://www.treehugger.com/corporate-responsibility/general-motors-stop-funding-climate-change-denying-think-tank-heartland-institute.html

  • Tires: LT265/70R17 or LT265/60R20 all-terrain (others optional)
  • GM Changes Pension Plans, Freezes Employee Salaries Ahead of ...
    Feb 15, 2012 . General Motors Co. said Wednesday that it will eliminate traditional pensions and freeze salaries for its salaries employees in the United States .
    http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/299273/20120215/general-motors-gm-pension-bonuses-opel-earnings.htm

  • GM dexos
    If you own a 2011 GM vehicle, there are some big changes in store for you.Until now, GM consumers had the choice of any major brand of oil and did not worry .
    http://www.aoca.org/resources/have-questions-about-general-motors-dexos

  • The GM Card FAQ on gm.ca.
    Here are the answers to questions you may have about changes to The GM Card . ® Should you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us.
    http://www.gm.ca/gm/english/services/gm-card/frequently-asked-questions

  • GVWR (lb): 10,000
  • Base curb weight (lb): 7,208 (shortbox), 7,387 (longbox)
  • Max towing capacity (lb): 13,000 (ball hitch), 15,600 (fifth-wheel)
  • Fuel Capacity (gal): 36

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